England batsman Joe Denly continues to enjoy the benefits of poor fielding as he moves top of the list of ‘most dropped’ player in recent times.
England assistant coach Graham Thorpe has blocked suggestions from outspoken player-turned-commentator Kevin Pietersen regarding the team’s treatment of Jofra Archer.
The Proteas’ struggles with bat and ball continued in Port Elizabeth as they slumped to an innings and 53-run defeat before lunch on day five of the third Test. WADE PRETORIUS rates the players.
The Proteas received a brief respite from the England charge as rain interrupted the first session of play on Sunday at St George’s Park, writes WADE PRETORIUS.
Ben Stokes became the seventh member of the 4000 Test runs and 100+ wickets club as he helped put England in a commanding position on day two of the third Test.
Kagiso Rabada can’t have any complaints regarding his one-match suspension, according to former Proteas fast bowler and captain Shaun Pollock.
Former England batsman Kevin Pietersen has no sympathy for Proteas fast bowler Kagiso Rabada after his actions have earned him a one-match ban.
Michael Atherton doesn’t believe that the actions of Kagiso Rabada in celebrating the wicket of Joe Root warrant a demerit point as debate rages on.
The dismissals of Dom Sibley and Joe Root, among others, were just reward for the South African bowlers sticking to their plans on a day when they were made to toil.
England opener Zak Crawley was another surprised by Faf du Plessis’ decision not to hand the new ball to premier fast bowler Kagiso Rabada.
Proteas captain Faf du Plessis’ wretched run out in the middle before match’s get underway is bad but still short of the South African record for most consecutive Test match tosses lost.
The Proteas took the match deep but ultimately did not have enough to contain the English threat at Newlands. WADE PRETORIUS rates the players.
Anrich Nortje’s spell of fiery fast bowling finally yielded reward but the Proteas continue to chase the game at tea on the third day of the second Test at Newlands, writes WADE PRETORIUS.
Australia fast bowler James Pattinson sent the SCG crowd and his teammates into hysteria when he screamed around the outfield to catch a skyed Todd Astle shot.
South African batting consultant Jacques Kallis shares his views on his new role with the Proteas backroom staff and gives his thoughts on day three of the second Test.